Data: North America
- Location: Bowling Green, Ky.
- Top Executive: Jimmie Gipson, chairman and CEO
- Corporate Stores: 470
- Sales in $ Billions: 2.5 est.
- Date FY Ended: 9/30/08
Houchens operates 170 conventional supermarkets under several banners — including Houchens, Food Giant, IGA, IGA Crossroads, Piggly Wiggly, Mad Butcher and Buehler Buy-Low; 215 Save-A-Lot stores; and 85 convenience stores — which combined to account for approximately 75% of total corporate sales. Houchens’ other revenue sources include manufacturing, recycling and foodservice.